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South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

4801 Dreher Trl N, West Palm Beach, FL 33405-3017
+1 561-832-1988
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Cool Exhibits

They have some pretty cool exhibits that it never makes it boring to go back again. My kids... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
TousPourUn
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Miami, Florida
Sciency fun.

Sciency fun. Spelled to reflect the feeling. The place had stuff for young kids to get a simple... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
Guy R
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The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium (former South Florida Science Museum) provides curious minds of all ages with an entertaining and educational journey through science and technology. The Science Center features more than 50 hands-on exhibits, a digital planetarium, freshwater and saltwater aquariums, as well as natural history exhibitions. Established in 1961, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is a non-profit institution dedicated to its mission; "Open Every Mind to Science".
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  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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4801 Dreher Trl N, West Palm Beach, FL 33405-3017
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+1 561-832-1988
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

They have some pretty cool exhibits that it never makes it boring to go back again. My kids especially like grossology. The aquarium had some fish but it is smaller than other larger city aquariums. The science section was more fun. A lot of hands...More

Thank TousPourUn
Melinda V, Marketing Coordinator at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Thanks for the great review! We are glad you and your family had the opportunity to experience our Summer traveling exhibit, "Grossology"! We strive to offer the most exciting exhibits out there on the Science Museum circuit. Stay tuned for our backyard expansion project, which...More

Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Sciency fun. Spelled to reflect the feeling. The place had stuff for young kids to get a simple break in. Just a fun silly place. There's puzzle type brain tweezers that even this ole man tripped on. There's science on boogers to poop. Wind to...More

Thank Guy R
Melinda V, Marketing Coordinator at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Thanks for the great review! We take pride in being the local leader for informal science education in West Palm Beach. We want all guests, no matter the age, to have a great time while engaging their minds. We hope you visit again soon!

Reviewed 26 June 2016

I am a teacher and we take our first grade students every year. They love to explore the museum and view the fish in the aquarium. They especially love the hurricane simulator. It has a lot of stuff for kids to do and explore on...More

Thank pintsizeladyleo
Melinda V, Marketing Coordinator at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so glad you and your students enjoyed everything we have to offer here at our Science Center. The Hurricane Simulator is also one of our favorites and will be around for years to come. Come back and...More

Reviewed 3 June 2016

I took my 9-year old daughter here for SFSC&A's summer series of "Night at the Museum" and she had a great time. We're members of Museum of Discovery & Science in Ft Lauderdale and we really liked this museum as well, because it's different than...More

Thank Tarisse S
Reviewed 31 May 2016

A fun family day awaits you and your little ones of all ages from 0-100plus Great nice friendly staff. Right next to Palm Beach Zoo

Thank Debbie C
Melinda V, Marketing Coordinator at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Debbie, thank you for the wonderful review! We are so glad your family enjoyed everything we have to offer here at our Science Center. Come back and visit again soon!

Reviewed 29 May 2016

We stopped in for the aquarium and it was nice. Most of the rest was for kids but we still enjoyed it. Didn't stay as long as we would have thought so it was a little expensive because of that.More

Thank Slip213
Melinda V, Marketing Coordinator at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Thank you for your feedback. We are always working hard to provide unique, exciting experiences for the whole family. We are thrilled to announce that we are continuing our expansion with our backyard project, which will bring a brand new, 18-hole Conservation Mini Golf Course,...More

Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

My boys enjoy the SFSC&A. We try to make it for each new exhibit. The exhibits are not large. Pretty small actually For a museum,but they are filled with artifacts and they are well put together. Very good intro to museums for kids. Also there...More

Thank rachael1107
Melinda V, Marketing Coordinator at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Thank you for your review! We are so glad that you and your boys enjoyed our Science Center. We are absolutely a hands-on, minds-on educational facility with a little something for everyone. Great to hear that you always try to come in to see our...More

Reviewed 25 May 2016

My young son and I were visiting family in South Florida and I decided to stop in at this museum to occupy one of his days. Upon arrival, we were informed that part of the museum was shut down because they were changing out an...More

Thank Heather M
Melinda V, Marketing Coordinator at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Thank you for this fantastic review! We are so glad that you enjoyed our Science Center and our passionate staff. We are absolutely a hands-on, minds-on educational facility with a little something for everyone. We pride ourselves on ensuring that every guest, whether ages 2...More

Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

It was a nice place to go. But for two adults and one child was 54 with the 30 min movie. Everything was nice and clean. There just wasn't that much to do for the Price we paid. We were done in less then 2...More

Thank Mike B
Melinda V, Marketing Coordinator at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

Thank you for your feedback. We are always working hard to provide unique, exciting experiences for the whole family. We are thrilled to announce that we are continuing our expansion with our backyard project, which will bring a brand new, 18-hole Conservation Mini Golf Course,...More

Reviewed 2 May 2016

The center is newly renovated and I had a blast! I was able to see the Dinosaur exhibit during its last weekend. Many robotic life like dinosaurs, excavating for fossils and more!!!! I cant wait to see what the next exhibit will be! The aquarium...More

Thank TheThriftyDebutante
Melinda V, Marketing Coordinator at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

Thank you for your review! We are so glad that you enjoyed our Science Center. We are absolutely a hands-on, minds-on educational facility with a little something for everyone. Great to see that you were also able to enjoy many of our renovations and expansions!...More

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ammomof3
12 August 2016|
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Response from Georgia K | Reviewed this property |
Very limited!! I wouldn't recommend depending on that, personally.
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24 January 2016|
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Response from CirceWPB | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's $13 for kids, $15 for seniors, and $17 for adults. Google it for current info. It's worth going!
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eelo757
22 March 2015|
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Response from Belen W | Property representative |
Good morning! The Science Center's renovated new Hall of Discovery is now open and our Early Childhood Center will be open at the April. I'm sure your grandson will love playing with our water feature and light bright art... More
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